Austria orders lockdown for the unvaccinated

Q: The Austrian government ordered a nationwide lockdown for unvaccinated people to slow the fast spread of the coronavirus in the landlocked country in Central Europe. Where is Austria?

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Q: Austria has one of the lowest vaccination rates in Western Europe: only around 65% of the total population is fully vaccinated. Is that vaccination rate higher or lower than the United States?

A. Higher

B. Lower

Q: The number of Covid cases in Austria jumped 140% in the last two weeks. All of Austria’s neighbors have reported coronavirus increases. Which neighbor saw the biggest two-week rise?

A. Germany

B. Hungary

C. Liechtenstein

D. Slovenia

Q: The World Health Organization said last week that Europe was the only region where both coronavirus cases and deaths were increasing. Austria and some of its northern, eastern and southern neighbors have some of the world’s highest case rates. They were once part of which empire?

A. Austro-Hungarian

B. German

C. Ottoman

D. Russian

Q: Before the start of the Covid pandemic, Austria’s capital was named the “world’s most livable” city in 2019 by the Economist magazine. What is the capital of Austria?

A. Bratislava

B. Budapest

C. Prague

D. Vienna

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